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Defying a Shower of Bullets, He, Alone, Opened Hyonmu Gate (Dan'u o okashite tanshin Genbumon o hiraku)

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MFA impressions: 2000.412a-c, RES.23.332-4, RES.27.200a-c

Inscription

Artist's seal: Kiyo; Chika (Publisher and printer: Matsuki Heikichi)

Signed

Kiyochika

Marks

Artist's seals: Kiyo, chika

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection

Japanese, Meiji era, 1894 (Meiji 27), November

Catalogue Raisonné

Virgin et al., Japan at the Dawn of the Modern Age (MFA, 2001), #28, photo p. 74 (this impression); Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #95

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.5 x 71.8 cm (14 x 28 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2000.412a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints